Monthly Archives: October 2010

Samsung To Offer Prescription 3D Glasses For Its 3D TVs

Fresh from downplaying the impact of glasses-free 3D TV within the next 5 to 10 years, Samsung has announced plans to start selling prescription 3D glasses to be used on Samsung 3D TVs, initially in its home country of South Korea. Data from a number of surveys have indicated that compulsary 3D eyewear is a major turn-off for consumers thinking ... Read More »

Panasonic TX-P42GT20 Review

Until recently, Panasonic’s Plasma TV lineup featured only one 3D TV display, the top-end (and overall well-received) TX-P50VT20. They’re still in the process of adding more screen sizes to the VT20 series, but for slightly lower budgets, they’ve also introduced the GT20 series. We’ve been living with the 42-inch version – the Panasonic TX-P42GT20 – for the last few weeks. ... Read More »

Nvidia 3DTV Play Software Delivers 3D From PCs To 3D TVs

Nvidia, the California-based technology firm specialising in graphics processing units (GPUs), has this week launched its much awaited 3DTV Play software which allows users hook up their PCs and laptops equipped with the company’s 3D Vision technology to a large-screen 3D TV to obtain a more immersive tri-dimensional experience. The Nvidia 3D Vision technology combines the use of GPU, special ... Read More »

Sky Not Planning Extra Subscription Fee For Sky 3D Channel

The head of Sky 3D has reassured its customers that the satellite broadcasting company will not introduce any extra subscription fee for the Sky 3D channel (which was officially launched at the beginning of this month) for the foreseeable future. However, the channel remains available only to Sky HD+ subscribers who are signed up to the Sky World HD top ... Read More »

BBC1 HD To Launch On 3 November

The BBC has this week released information on the official launch date of its BBC1 (BBC One) HD channel, the high-definition programming schedule for the launch night, and the channel numbers on the major TV platforms. Initially promised for an autumn launch back in June, the BBC 1 HD channel will now kick off on the 3rd of November with ... Read More »